New Year New Skill!

Posted January 5, 2023

Happy New Year!

Another year full of surprises has drawn to a close, giving way to a new one full of possibilities and hope.

The new STAR calendar January-June 2023 is out. Get the new year started by learning a new skill or updating your certifications. In order to qualify for the STAR AWARDS event in 2023 you must take the new Supervisory Certification Training (SCT) course. To sign up for classes or view the new schedule go to  

The next SCT classes will be held:

  • January 14, 2023 Fresno
  • February 18, 2023 Santa Clara
  • April 15, 2023 Berkeley
  • May 20, 2023 Las Vegas
  • June 10, 2023 Berkeley

Also, the Painters contract will be up for ratification this June. Please attend our monthly meetings on the 2nd Thursday of the month and share your ideas on what you want to change about the contract.

The next New Member Orientation will be January 24, 2023 at 1939 Market Street, Ste. B, San Francisco 5:00 p.m. For those who were unable to attend the November’s orientation you will be receiving a second notice for this January meeting, please make every attempt to attend.

Best regards,

Brent Hudson
Business Representative
District Council 16 Local Union 83


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